- [Producing French technical expertise to support the implementation of Health Millenium Development Goals (MDGs)]
Sante Publique 19:S107-15. 2007
- Global and regional burden of disease and risk factors, 2001: systematic analysis of population health data
Alan D Lopez
School of Population Health, University of Queensland, Brisbane 4006, Australia
Lancet 367:1747-57. 2006
..Our aim was to calculate the global burden of disease and risk factors for 2001, to examine regional trends from 1990 to 2001, and to provide a starting point for the analysis of the Disease Control Priorities Project (DCPP)...
- Allergic Rhinitis and its Impact on Asthma (ARIA) 2008 update (in collaboration with the World Health Organization, GA(2)LEN and AllerGen)
University Hospital and INSERM, , Montpellier, France
Allergy 63:8-160. 2008
- Pandemic potential of a strain of influenza A (H1N1): early findings
MRC Centre for Outbreak Analysis and Modelling, Department of Infectious Disease Epidemiology, Imperial College London, Faculty of Medicine, Norfolk Place, London W2 1PG, UK
Science 324:1557-61. 2009
..Transmissibility is therefore substantially higher than that of seasonal flu, and comparable with lower estimates of R0 obtained from previous influenza pandemics...
- Projections of global mortality and burden of disease from 2002 to 2030
Colin D Mathers
Evidence and Information for Policy Cluster, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
PLoS Med 3:e442. 2006
..and priority setting, we have prepared new projections of mortality and burden of disease to 2030 starting from World Health Organization estimates of mortality and burden of disease for 2002...
- Selected major risk factors and global and regional burden of disease
Risk, Resources and Environmental Management Division, Resources for the Future, Washington, DC, USA
Lancet 360:1347-60. 2002
..Developing countries suffer most or all of the burden due to many of the leading risks. Strategies that target these known risks can provide substantial and underestimated public-health gains...
- The growing burden of tuberculosis: global trends and interactions with the HIV epidemic
Elizabeth L Corbett
Department of Infectious and Tropical Diseases, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, England, UK
Arch Intern Med 163:1009-21. 2003
..Information was collated from published literature and databases held by the World Health Organization (WHO), the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (UNAIDS), the ..
- Setting priorities in global child health research investments: assessment of principles and practice
Split University School of Medicine, Split, Croatia
Croat Med J 48:595-604. 2007
..This prioritization requires a process that is transparent, systematic, and that would take into account many perspectives and build on advantages of previous approaches...
- The case for expanding access to highly active antiretroviral therapy to curb the growth of the HIV epidemic
Julio S G Montaner
British Columbia Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS, Providence Health Care, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
Lancet 368:531-6. 2006
- Scale up services for mental disorders: a call for action
Lancet 370:1241-52. 2007
..This Series has provided the evidence for advocacy. Now we need political will and solidarity, above all from the global health community, to translate this evidence into action. The time to act is now...
- Emerging flaviviruses: the spread and resurgence of Japanese encephalitis, West Nile and dengue viruses
John S Mackenzie
Australian Biosecurity Cooperative Research Centre, Curtin University of Technology, Perth, Western Australia
Nat Med 10:S98-109. 2004
- 3.2 million stillbirths: epidemiology and overview of the evidence review
Joy E Lawn
Saving Newborn Lives Save the Children US, Cape Town, South Africa
BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 9:S2. 2009
..This first paper in the series outlines issues in stillbirth data availability and quality, the global epidemiology of stillbirths, and describes the methodology and framework used for the review of interventions and strategies...
- Oral cancer prevention and control--the approach of the World Health Organization
Poul Erik Petersen
Global Oral Health Programme, World Health Organization, 20 Avenue Appia, CH1211 Geneva 27, Switzerland
Oral Oncol 45:454-60. 2009
..In 2007, the World Health Assembly (WHA) passed a resolution on oral health for the first time in 25 years, which also considers oral ..
- No cry at birth: global estimates of intrapartum stillbirths and intrapartum-related neonatal deaths
Saving Newborn Lives Save the Children, International Perinatal Care Unit, Institute of Child Health, London, England
Bull World Health Organ 83:409-17. 2005
..7 to 1.2 million. Estimates for intrapartum stillbirths are not available. We aimed to estimate the numbers of intrapartum-related neonatal deaths and intrapartum stillbirths in the year 2000...
- Setting international standards for verbal autopsy
Bull World Health Organ 85:570-1. 2007
- Depression, chronic diseases, and decrements in health: results from the World Health Surveys
Department of Measurement and Health Information Systems, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
Lancet 370:851-8. 2007
..Depression is often comorbid with other chronic diseases and can worsen their associated health outcomes. Few studies have explored the effect of depression, alone or as a comorbidity, on overall health status...
- Counting the dead and what they died from: an assessment of the global status of cause of death data
Colin D Mathers
Evidence and Information for Policy, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
Bull World Health Organ 83:171-7. 2005
..We sought to assess the current status of global data on death registration and to examine several indicators of data completeness and quality...
- What works? Interventions for maternal and child undernutrition and survival
Zulfiqar A Bhutta
Aga Khan University, Karachi, Pakistan
Lancet 371:417-40. 2008
..To eliminate stunting in the longer term, these interventions should be supplemented by improvements in the underlying determinants of undernutrition, such as poverty, poor education, disease burden, and lack of women's empowerment...
- Global health competencies and approaches in medical education: a literature review
Faculty of Medicine, McGill University, Montreal, Canada
BMC Med Educ 10:94. 2010
..Physicians today are increasingly faced with healthcare challenges that require an understanding of global health trends and practices, yet little is known about what constitutes appropriate global health training...
- From emergence to eradication: the epidemiology of poliomyelitis deconstructed
Department of Microbiology, School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104 6021, USA
Am J Epidemiol 172:1213-29. 2010
- The World Health Organization Global Database on Child Growth and Malnutrition: methodology and applications
Mercedes de Onis
Department of Nutrition for Health and Development, World Health Organization, 20 Avenue Appia, 1211 Geneva 27, Switzerland
Int J Epidemiol 32:518-26. 2003
..The World Health Organization (WHO) Global Database on Child Growth and Malnutrition was initiated in 1986 with the objective to ..
- A scandal of invisibility: making everyone count by counting everyone
Philip W Setel
Lancet 370:1569-77. 2007
- Climate change and disability-adjusted life years
Department of Public Health, Univeristyof Adelaide, South Australia
J Environ Health 70:32-6. 2007
..about DALYs lost because of climate change, except for results based on limited information presented in the World Health Organization (WHO) global-burden-of-disease study in 2002...
- Barriers to improvement of mental health services in low-income and middle-income countries
Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
Lancet 370:1164-74. 2007
..Population-wide progress in access to humane mental health care will depend on substantially more attention to politics, leadership, planning, advocacy, and participation...
- Contribution of primary care to health systems and health
Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
Milbank Q 83:457-502. 2005
..The means by which primary care improves health have been identified, thus suggesting ways to improve overall health and reduce differences in health across major population subgroups...
- Reducing stillbirths: screening and monitoring during pregnancy and labour
Rachel A Haws
Department of International Health, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 9:S5. 2009
..2 million estimated annual stillbirths, as well as minimise maternal and neonatal morbidity and mortality...
- Newborn survival in low resource settings--are we delivering?
J E Lawn
Saving Newborn Lives Save the Children USA, Cape Town 7405, South Africa
BJOG 116:49-59. 2009
..There are promising models that have been tested mainly in research studies in Asia that are now being adapted and evaluated at scale including through a network of African implementation research trials...
- Human resources for health: overcoming the crisis
Global Equity Initiative, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
Lancet 364:1984-90. 2004
..Alliances for action are recommended to strengthen the performance of all existing actors while expanding space and energy for fresh actors...
- Global burden of cardiovascular diseases: part I: general considerations, the epidemiologic transition, risk factors, and impact of urbanization
Population Health Research Institute and Division of Cardiology, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
Circulation 104:2746-53. 2001
..Part II of this article describes the burden of CV disease by specific region or ethnic group, the risk factors of importance, and possible strategies for prevention...
- Estimates of global mortality attributable to smoking in 2000
Department of Population and International Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
Lancet 362:847-52. 2003
..Smoking is a risk factor for several diseases and has been increasing in many developing countries. Our aim was to estimate global and regional mortality in 2000 caused by smoking, including an analysis of uncertainty...
- International Day for the Evaluation of Abdominal Obesity (IDEA): a study of waist circumference, cardiovascular disease, and diabetes mellitus in 168,000 primary care patients in 63 countries
INSERM U780 IFR69, Research in Epidemiology and Biostatistics, 16 Ave Paul Vaillant Couturier, 94807 Villejuif, France
Circulation 116:1942-51. 2007
- Global epidemiology of injecting drug use and HIV among people who inject drugs: a systematic review
Bradley M Mathers
Secretariat of the Reference Group to the UN on HIV and Injecting Drug Use, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
Lancet 372:1733-45. 2008
..Our aim was to determine the prevalence of injecting drug use among individuals aged 15-64 years, and of HIV among people who inject drugs...
- Reducing stillbirths: behavioural and nutritional interventions before and during pregnancy
Mohammad Yawar Yakoob
Division of Maternal and Child Health, The Aga Khan University, Karachi 74800, Pakistan
BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 9:S3. 2009
..Interventions to reduce these risks could reduce the resulting burden of stillbirths, but the evidence for the impact of such interventions has not yet been comprehensively evaluated...
- Chagas disease: a Latin American health problem becoming a world health problem
Gabriel A Schmunis
Health Surveillance, Disease Prevention and Control, Pan American Health Organization, Regional Office of the World Health Organization, 525 23th Street N W, Washington, DC 20037, USA
Acta Trop 115:14-21. 2010
..cruzi infected donors. In addition, an infrastructure that assures detection and treatment of acute and chronic cases as well as congenital infection should be developed...
- Leprosy: too complex a disease for a simple elimination paradigm
Diana N J Lockwood
London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, England
Bull World Health Organ 83:230-5. 2005
..In 1991 the World Health Assembly set a target of eliminating leprosy as a public health problem by 2000...
- Confronting the neglected problem of snake bite envenoming: the need for a global partnership
Jose Maria Gutierrez
Instituto Clodomiro Picado, Facultad de Microbiologia, Universidad de Costa Rica, San Jose, Costa Rica
PLoS Med 3:e150. 2006
- Measuring malaria endemicity from intense to interrupted transmission
Simon I Hay
Malaria Public Health and Epidemiology Group, Centre for Geographic Medicine, Kenya Medical Research Institute University of Oxford Wellcome Trust Collaborative Programme, Nairobi, Kenya
Lancet Infect Dis 8:369-78. 2008
..These considerations are also important to an international community that has recently been challenged to revaluate the prospects for malaria eradication...
- Primary health care: making Alma-Ata a reality
Nuffield Centre for Health and Development, Leeds Institute of Health Sciences, University of Leeds, Leeds, UK
Lancet 372:1001-7. 2008
..Progress should be measured and accountability assured. We prioritise research questions and suggest actions and measures for stakeholders both locally and globally, which are required to revitalise primary health care...
- The measurement and estimation of tuberculosis mortality
E L Korenromp
The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria, Geneva, Switzerland
Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 13:283-303. 2009
..However, only 59 of 213 countries in 2005 (including three in the World Health Organization Africa Region and one in the South-East Asia Region) had VR systems that reported TB deaths, ..
- Global policy for improvement of oral health in the 21st century--implications to oral health research of World Health Assembly 2007, World Health Organization
Poul Erik Petersen
World Health Organization, Department of Chronic Disease and Health Promotion, Geneva, Switzerland
Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 37:1-8. 2009
The World Health Organization (WHO) Global Oral Health Programme has worked hard over the past 5 years to increase the awareness of oral health worldwide as oral health is important component of general health and quality of life...
- The global health burden of infection-associated cancers in the year 2002
Donald Maxwell Parkin
Clinical Trials Service Unit and Epidemiological Studies Unit, University of Oxford, Headington, UK
Int J Cancer 118:3030-44. 2006
..The attributable fraction at the specific sites varies from 100% of cervix cancers attributable to the papilloma viruses to a tiny proportion (0.4%) of liver cancers (worldwide) caused by liver flukes...
- The global burden of typhoid fever
John A Crump
Foodborne and Diarrheal Diseases Branch, Division of Bacterial and Mycotic Diseases, National Center for Infectious Diseases, MS A 38, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Road, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
Bull World Health Organ 82:346-53. 2004
..To use new data to make a revised estimate of the global burden of typhoid fever, an accurate understanding of which is necessary to guide public health decisions for disease control and prevention efforts...
- Four million neonatal deaths: counting and attribution of cause of death
Joy E Lawn
Saving Newborn Lives Save the Children US, Cape Town, South Africa
Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 22:410-6. 2008
..If neonatal deaths remain uncounted, they cannot count in policy and in programmes...
- Focusing on quality patient care in the new global subsidy for malaria medicines
Giorgio Ruffolo Doctoral Research Fellow, Sustainability Science Program, Center for International Development, Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA
PLoS Med 6:e1000106. 2009
- Validation of the symptom pattern method for analyzing verbal autopsy data
Christopher J L Murray
Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, United States of America
PLoS Med 4:e327. 2007
..In this study we develop and validate a statistical strategy for analyzing VA data that overcomes the limitations of PCVA...
- World Health Organization/HIVResNet Drug Resistance Laboratory Strategy
World Health Organization, HIV Department, Geneva, Switzerland
Antivir Ther 13:49-57. 2008
..of universal access to HIV treatment, countries are developing protocols based on the recommendations of the World Health Organization (WHO) to measure, at a population level, both transmitted HIVDR and HIVDR emerging during ..
- International Spanish/English Internet smoking cessation trial yields 20% abstinence rates at 1 year
RICARDO F MUNOZ
Department of Psychiatry at San Francisco General Hospital, Latino Mental Health Research Program, and Internet World Health Research Center, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94110, USA
Nicotine Tob Res 11:1025-34. 2009
..Evidence-based Internet interventions with comparable abstinence rates could be a powerful global tool to reduce tobacco-related morbidity and mortality...
- Structuring public engagement for effective input in policy development on human tissue biobanking
Kieran C O'Doherty
W Maurice Young Centre for Applied Ethics, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, B C, Canada
Public Health Genomics 13:197-206. 2010
..This is illustrated using a practical example involving a public engagement conducted to inform institutional policy for biobanking in British Columbia, Canada...
- Communication for polio eradication: improving the quality of communication programming through real-time monitoring and evaluation
School of Media and Public Affairs, George Washington University, Washington, DC, USA
J Health Commun 15:9-24. 2010
- Maternal near miss and maternal death in the World Health Organization's 2005 global survey on maternal and perinatal health
Joao Paulo Souza
Department of Reproductive Health and Research, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
Bull World Health Organ 88:113-9. 2010
..To develop an indicator of maternal near miss as a proxy for maternal death and to study its association with maternal factors and perinatal outcomes...
- The cost-effectiveness of policies for the safe and appropriate use of injection in healthcare settings
Department of Blood Safety and Clinical Technology, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
Bull World Health Organ 81:277-85. 2003
- Eradication of vaccine-preventable diseases
Task Force for Child Survival and Development, Decatur, Georgia 30030, USA
Annu Rev Public Health 20:211-29. 1999
..polio-free and more than one year having passed since polio cases occurred in the Western Pacific Region of the World Health Organization...
- International prevalence, recognition, and treatment of cardiovascular risk factors in outpatients with atherothrombosis
Deepak L Bhatt
Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
JAMA 295:180-9. 2006
..To date, no single international database has characterized the atherosclerosis risk factor profile or treatment intensity of individuals with atherothrombosis...
- The science of large-scale change in global health
C Joseph McCannon
Institute for Healthcare Improvement, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
JAMA 298:1937-9. 2007
- Control to elimination: implications for malaria research
Brian M Greenwood
Department of Infectious and Tropical Diseases, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London, WC1E 7 HT, UK
Trends Parasitol 24:449-54. 2008
..Novel approaches to surveillance will be necessary to ensure that once elimination has been achieved, it is not threatened by a rapid reintroduction of malaria from neighbouring areas...
- Impact of regional climate change on human health
Jonathan A Patz
Center for Sustainability and the Global Environment SAGE, Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies, University of Wisconsin, 1710 University Avenue, Madison, Wisconsin 53726, USA
Nature 438:310-7. 2005
The World Health Organisation estimates that the warming and precipitation trends due to anthropogenic climate change of the past 30 years already claim over 150,000 lives annually...
- Reducing stillbirths: prevention and management of medical disorders and infections during pregnancy
Esme V Menezes
Division of Maternal and Child Health, The Aga Khan University, Karachi 74800, Pakistan
BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 9:S4. 2009
..Poorly recognised, untreated or inadequately treated maternal infections such as syphilis and malaria, and maternal conditions including hypertensive disorders, are known risk factors for stillbirth...
- Global health training and international clinical rotations during residency: current status, needs, and opportunities
Paul K Drain
Stanford University Department of Medicine, 300 Pasteur Drive, S101, Stanford, CA 94305 5109, USA
Acad Med 84:320-5. 2009
- Immunisation against poliomyelitis: moving forward
National Institute for Allergy and Infectious Diseases, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD 20892-2220, USA
Lancet 371:1385-7. 2008
- International variation
Donald M Parkin
Unit of Descriptive Epidemiology, International Agency for Research on Cancer, 150, cours Albert Thomas, 69372 Lyon, Cedex 08, France
Oncogene 23:6329-40. 2004
..Information on the burden of disease also has a very important role in the planning and monitoring of programmes of cancer control...
- The Prospective Urban Rural Epidemiology (PURE) study: examining the impact of societal influences on chronic noncommunicable diseases in low-, middle-, and high-income countries
Population Health Research Institute, McMaster University Hamilton Health Sciences, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
Am Heart J 158:1-7.e1. 2009
..The overarching aim of the study is to examine the relationship of societal influences on human lifestyle behaviors, cardiovascular risk factors, and incidence of chronic noncommunicable diseases...
- The World Health Organization Guidelines on Hand Hygiene in Health Care and their consensus recommendations
Infection Control Program, University of Geneva Hospitals and Faculty of Medicine, Geneva, Switzerland
Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 30:611-22. 2009
The World Health Organization's Guidelines on Hand Hygiene in Health Care have been issued by WHO Patient Safety on 5 May 2009 on the occasion of the launch of the Save Lives: Clean Your Hands initiative...
- Antimicrobial resistance of Neisseria gonorrhoeae in selected World Health Organization Southeast Asia Region countries: an overview
Regional STD Teaching, Training and Research Centre, Vardhman Mahavir Medical College, Safdarjang Hospital, New Delhi, India
Sex Transm Dis 32:178-84. 2005
A Gonococcal Antimicrobial Susceptibility Program (GASP) under the World Health Organization South East Asia Region (WHO SEAR) is continuing in India and neighboring countries and is being coordinated by the WHO Regional Reference ..
- Health impact assessment of global climate change: expanding on comparative risk assessment approaches for policy making
Center for Sustainability and the Global Environment SAGE, Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies and Department of Population Health Sciences, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI 53706, USA
Annu Rev Public Health 29:27-39. 2008
..Investigators must consider the full range of policy options, supported by more comprehensive, flexible, and transparent assessment methods...
- Participatory epidemiology in disease surveillance and research
C C Jost
International Livestock Research Institute, P O Box 30709, Nairobi 00100, Kenya
Rev Sci Tech 26:537-49. 2007
..This paper reviews the principal applications of participatory epidemiology and highlights the lessons learned from field applications. In addition, the authors examine future challenges and consider new areas for research...
- Implementing the revised International Health Regulations in India
Jai P Narain
Natl Med J India 20:221-4. 2007
- Increasing antiretroviral drug access for children with HIV infection
Peter L Havens
Pediatrics 119:838-45. 2007
- [International health research: priorities and commitment]
Alexandra Yasmin Kruse
Amtssygehuset i Glostrup, Børneafdelingen, Glostrup
Ugeskr Laeger 168:2996-8. 2006
..The task demands political and private sector commitment...
- Dissemination of physical activity evidence, programs, policies, and surveillance in the international public health arena
Adrian E Bauman
Centre for Physical Activity and Health, Sydney University, Sydney New South Wales, Australia
Am J Prev Med 31:S57-65. 2006
..With the 2004 release of the World Health Organization Global Strategy for Diet and Physical Activity, risk factor reduction and noncommunicable disease ..
- Health is a foreign policy concern
Jonas Gahr Støre
Bull World Health Organ 85:167-8. 2007
- Globalisation and public health-overview and a Swedish perspective
Scand J Public Health Suppl 70:2-68. 2007
- Caught between paradise and power: public health, pathogenic threats, and the axis of illness
David P Fidler
Indiana University School of Law--Bloomington, IN, USA
McGeorge Law Rev 35:45-104. 2004
- The World Health Organization's global strategy for prevention and assessment of HIV drug resistance
Diane E Bennett
World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
Antivir Ther 13:1-13. 2008
..The World Health Organization (WHO) recommends a minimum-resource strategy for prevention and assessment of HIVDR in resource-..
- Essential medicines for the whole world
M M Reidenberg
Division of Clinical Pharmacology, Cornell University Medical College, New York, New York, USA
Clin Pharmacol Ther 82:500-3. 2007
..Basically, the concept is that medicines needed to satisfy the priority health-care needs of a population should be made available at all times to everyone in the population within the context of a functioning health-care system...
- Meeting the challenge of antibiotic resistance
Infectious Diseases, Department of Medical Sciences, Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden
BMJ 337:a1438. 2008
- Protecting global health security through the International Health Regulations: requirements and challenges
Ottawa Health Research Institute, Department of Medicine, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
CMAJ 179:44-8. 2008
- Regional and international approaches on prevention and control of animal transboundary and emerging diseases
FAO, Rome, Italy
Ann N Y Acad Sci 1081:90-107. 2006
- Did we reach the 2005 targets for tuberculosis control?
Stop TB Department, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
Bull World Health Organ 85:364-9. 2007
The World Health Assembly set targets to detect by 2005 at least 70% of all new sputum smear-positive cases arising each year and to cure at least 85% of these cases...
- New rules on international public health security
Bull World Health Organ 85:428-30. 2007
- The World Health Organization and its work. 1993
W F Bynum
Am J Public Health 98:1594-7. 2008
- Globalization makes new demands on public health research
Scand J Public Health 35:449-53. 2007
- A World Health Organization primer
University of East Anglia, Norwich, United Kingdom
MedGenMed 9:41. 2007
The World Health Organization (WHO) can be considered the primary agency of the United Nations that promotes global public health...
- Stroke prevention in poor countries: time for action
Stroke 38:2871-2. 2007
- Tackling heart disease and poverty
Preventative Cardiology, Baker Heart Research Institute, Melbourne, Australia
Nurs Health Sci 9:290-4. 2007
..Nurses and health professionals must drive health policy so that progress can be achieved in reducing the disease rates...
- HIV epidemiology update and transmission factors: risks and risk contexts--16th International AIDS Conference epidemiology plenary
Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21210, USA
Clin Infect Dis 44:981-7. 2007
..We need to do much more to control HIV infection, and social and structural risks are crucial intervention targets...
- World Heart Day
Circulation 114:f146-7. 2006
- Is globalization good for your health?
Development Research Group, The World Bank, 1818 H Street NW, Washington, DC 20433, USA
Bull World Health Organ 79:827-33. 2001
..In this way incentives could be strong for research on diseases in both rich and poor countries...
- [National demonstration project on epilepsy in Brazil]
Li Min Li
Departamento de Neurologia, Universidade Estadual de Campinas, Campinas, SP, Brasil
Arq Neuropsiquiatr 61:153-6. 2003
..Stigmatisation is the rule. In this setting, the World Health Organisation, the International League against Epilepsy and the International Bureau for Epilepsy launched the ..
- Globalization, socioeconomic restructuring, and community health
W F Waters
George Washington University Center for International Health, Washington, DC 20037, USA
J Community Health 26:79-92. 2001
..These apparent anomalies can be understood by examining class structures within and among countries and by linking health outcomes at the local level to new patterns of production and consumption in the global system...
- A global network for early warning and response to infectious diseases and bioterrorism: applied epidemiology and training programs, 2001
Hardeep S Sandhu
Division of International Health, Epidemiology Program Office, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
Am J Public Health 93:1640-2. 2003
..AETPs play an important role in bioterrorism surveillance and response. Support for this global network by various health agencies is beneficial for all developed and developing countries...
- Public health. Grand Challenges in Global Health
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY 10021, USA
Science 302:398-9. 2003
..We describe the characteristics of these challenges and the process by which they were formulated and selected after receiving over 1000 responses to a "call for ideas" from the scientific community...
- Adult respiratory infections
Barbara A Goldrick
Am J Nurs 103:65-6. 2003
- Working at the World Health Organization: An international perspective on mental health nursing
Int J Ment Health Nurs 12:235-6. 2003
- Global childhood chronic illness
School of Nursing, California State University, 5151 State University Dr, Los Angeles, CA 90032, USA
Nurs Adm Q 28:60-6. 2004
..This article examines childhood chronic disease prevalence worldwide and describes strategies for detection, prevention, and intervention...
- The world health situation
Department of Health Policy and Management, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
Int J Health Serv 34:1-10. 2004
..This situation hurts the health and well-being of the dominated classes and other social groups of both North and South...
- Violence and health: the United States in a global perspective
James A Mercy
National Center for Injury Prevention and Control, CDC, Division of Violence Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
Am J Public Health 93:256-61. 2003
..A new World Health Organization initiative presents an opportunity for the United States to work with other nations to find cost-..
- [Epidemiological research on dementia in developing countries]
Faculdade de Medicina, Universidade de Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, SP, Brasil
Rev Saude Publica 36:773-8. 2002
..The aim of the paper is to update data in the literature regarding the differences in dementia prevalence and incidence seen in developed and developing countries...
- WHO calls for new pact on health care
BMJ 324:7. 2002
- Globalisation and public health
Framework Convention on Tobacco Control, Tobacco Free Initiative, World Health Organisation, Geneva, Switzerland
J Epidemiol Community Health 56:8-17. 2002
..We hope that this glossary will help to clarify this interesting and challenging area, and will also serve as a useful entry point to this new debate in public health...
- The impact of genomics on global health
Research Policy and Cooperation, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
Am J Public Health 92:1077-9. 2002
..Creative and equitable international mechanisms and goodwill are needed to turn high hopes into reality and allow the use of genomics to reduce health inequities between rich and poor nations...
- Low access to a highly effective therapy: a challenge for international tuberculosis control
Communicable Diseases, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
Bull World Health Organ 80:437-44. 2002
..The challenge now is to show that DOTS expansion in the major endemic countries can significantly accelerate case finding while maintaining high cure rates...